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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 10 / Friday, January 14, 2022 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–66–2021] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 84— Houston, Texas; Authorization of Production Activity; Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas (Houston) Inc. (Forklifts/Work Trucks and Related Subassemblies/Kits); Houston, Texas On September 10, 2021, Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas (Houston) Inc., submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility within FTZ 84, in Houston, Texas. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (86 FR 53945, September 29, 2021). On January 10, 2022, the applicant was notified of the FTZ Board’s decision that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification was authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: January 10, 2022. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2022–00632 Filed 1–13–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Offsets in Military Exports Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of information collection, request for comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or specific questions related to collection activities should be directed to Mark Crace, IC Liaison, Bureau of Industry and Security, phone 202–482–8093 or by email at mark.crace@bis.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This collection of information is required by the Defense Production Act (DPA). The DPA requires U.S. firms to furnish information to the Department of Commerce regarding offset agreements exceeding $5,000,000 in value associated with sales of weapon systems or defense-related items to foreign countries or foreign firms. Offsets are industrial or commercial compensation practices required as a condition of purchase in either government-to-government or commercial sales of defense articles and/or defense services as defined by the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. Such offsets are required by most major trading partners when purchasing U.S. military equipment or defense related items. II. Method of Collection III. Data The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed OMB Control Number: 0694–0084. Form Number(s): N/A. Type of Review: Regular submission, extension of a current information collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30. Estimated Time per Response: 12 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 360. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: 9,000. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Defense Production Act of 1950, Section 309. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:04 Jan 13, 2022 Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 IV. Request for Comments We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department/Bureau to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2022–00727 Filed 1–13–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Electronic or on paper. AGENCY: SUMMARY: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 information collection must be received on or before March 15, 2022. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments by email to Mark Crace, IC Liaison, Bureau of Industry and Security, at mark.crace@ bis.doc.gov or to PRAcomments@ doc.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 0694–0084 in the subject line of your comments. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. 2413 Notice of Designation of the Connecticut National Estuarine Research Reserve Office for Coastal Management (OCM), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of designation; notice of availability. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management has designated certain Connecticut state-owned lands and portions of public trust waters of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14JAN1.SGM 14JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 10 (Friday, January 14, 2022)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2022-00727]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Offsets in Military Exports

AGENCY: Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of information collection, request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information 
collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information 
collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment 
preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed 
information collection must be received on or before March 15, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments by email 
to Mark Crace, IC Liaison, Bureau of Industry and Security, at 
[email protected] or to [email protected]. Please reference OMB 
Control Number 0694-0084 in the subject line of your comments. Do not 
submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or 
protected information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
specific questions related to collection activities should be directed 
to Mark Crace, IC Liaison, Bureau of Industry and Security, phone 202-
482-8093 or by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This collection of information is required by the Defense 
Production Act (DPA). The DPA requires U.S. firms to furnish 
information to the Department of Commerce regarding offset agreements 
exceeding $5,000,000 in value associated with sales of weapon systems 
or defense-related items to foreign countries or foreign firms. Offsets 
are industrial or commercial compensation practices required as a 
condition of purchase in either government-to-government or commercial 
sales of defense articles and/or defense services as defined by the 
Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms 
Regulations. Such offsets are required by most major trading partners 
when purchasing U.S. military equipment or defense related items.

II. Method of Collection

    Electronic or on paper.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0694-0084.
    Form Number(s): N/A.
    Type of Review: Regular submission, extension of a current 
information collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 30.
    Estimated Time per Response: 12 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 360.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: 9,000.
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    Legal Authority: Defense Production Act of 1950, Section 309.

IV. Request for Comments

    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department/Bureau 
to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether 
the information will have practical utility; (b) Evaluate the accuracy 
of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed 
collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden 
on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone 
number, email address, or other personal identifying information in 
your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--including 
your personal identifying information--may be made publicly available 
at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your 
personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2022-00727 Filed 1-13-22; 8:45 am]
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